Past Articles from Sion "Brummie" Scone

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Sion “Brummie” Scone coached GB Open from 2010-2012, and also coached the GB World Games team in 2013, and the u24 Men in 2018. He has been running skills clinics in the UK and around the world since 2005. He played GB Open 2007-12, and GB World Games 2009. He lives in Birmingham, UK. You can reach him by email (sionscone@gmail.com) or on Twitter (@sionscone).

  1. Key Takeaways from Sockeye v. Machine at the US Open

    Brilliant defense and evolving offense was on display in the US Open final.

  2. Defensive Strategy & Tactics: General Issues & How To Tackle Them [Pt. 5]

    Now that we’ve established a broad base of defensive strategies in this series, we turn our attention to some of the common challenges that arise…

  3. Defensive Strategy & Tactics: Situational Defense [Pt. 4]

    Endzone defense, playing against a side stack, and more.

  4. Defensive Strategy & Tactics: Zones, Poaches, and Switches [Pt. 3]

    The softer side of defense.

  5. Defensive Strategy & Tactics: Marking [Pt. 2]

    Marking is the foundation of any defense.

  6. Defensive Strategy & Tactics: Introduction [Pt. 1]

    A new series on ways to approach playing defense.

  7. Film Room: How Portland Rhino Slam’s Isolation Attack Nearly Sunk PoNY

    Rhino Slam's chemistry and timing were impeccable.

  8. Film Room: Handler Movement, Deep Attack Drove Schwa To Semifinals

    Spacing and timing made Schwa's offense dynamic and dangerous.

  9. How CUSB Ended Clapham’s Reign: Part Two (Tactics)

    CUSB's full team effort was evident from the start of the contest.

  10. How CUSB Ended Clapham’s Reign: Part One (Skills)

    For the first time in a long time, Clapham looked exposed.

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